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Speeding blamed in northeast El Paso rollover crash during weekend that killed woman

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A vehicle that rolled over in a serious crash at Railroad and Falcon.

UPDATE, Dec. 28: Police on Monday identified the woman killed in a weekend rollover traffic crash as 36–year-old Iliana Dennis of El Paso.

Investigators said it appeared Dennis lost control of her Jeep while speeding, it struck a curb and then swerved into a dirt median before colliding with a backhoe and overturning.

Her death was the 69th traffic fatality of the year in El Paso, compared to 71 at the same time in 2019.

ORIGINAL REPORT, Dec. 26: EL PASO, Texas – One person died in an early morning vehicle rollover crash in northeast El Paso, fire officials said.

The crash happened about 3 a.m. at Railroad Drive and Falcon Avenue and involved a car hitting a tractor, fire officials said.

Firefighters were called to the scene to extricate the person from the overturned car, but the victim died at the scene, according to a spokesman with the El Paso Fire Department.

Investigators continue to look into what caused the crash.

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David Burge

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  1. Who the hell left that BACK HOE in the middle of the road median that the driver apparently swerved to avoid striking but over-corrected instead? I bet it’s gone now.

    1. That backhoe had nothing to do with her hitting it. It was in the MEDIAN, not in the road. She struck the curb, swerved INTO the DIRT median striking the backhoe! Sadly, it was all the driver’s fault, no one else’s!

  2. Make sure to check her legal status. Sounds like whitee married a ln immigrant like trump. Iliana? Dennis? Like Melania trump. Check the papers.

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